Route 29 NBL over NS Railway


+37.38233, -79.11478
37°22'56" N, 79°06'53" W


Source: National Bridge Inventory. Information not verified; use at your own risk.
Name:Route 29 NBL over NS Railway
Structure number:000000000020580
Location:0.91-Rt 501/1.67-Camp. Co
Purpose:Carries highway over railroad
Route classification:Principal Arterial - Other (Rural) [02]
Length of largest span:48.9 ft. [14.9 m]
Total length:144.7 ft. [44.1 m]
Roadway width between curbs:27.9 ft. [8.5 m]
Deck width edge-to-edge:33.1 ft. [10.1 m]
Vertical clearance below bridge:39.4 ft. [12.0 m]
Owner:State Highway Agency [01]
Year built:1953
Historic significance:Bridge is not eligible for the National Register of Historic Places [5]
Design load:MS 13.5 / HS 15 [3]
Number of main spans:3
Main spans material:Concrete [1]
Main spans design:Tee beam [04]
Deck type:Concrete Cast-in-Place [1]
Wearing surface:Latex Concrete or similar additive [3]

Latest Available Inspection: June 2018

Good/Fair/Poor Condition:Fair
Status:Open, no restriction [A]
Average daily traffic:16,551 [as of 2014]
Truck traffic:6% of total traffic
Deck condition:Satisfactory [6 out of 9]
Superstructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Substructure condition:Fair [5 out of 9]
Structural appraisal:Somewhat better than minimum adequacy to tolerate being left in place as is [5]
Deck geometry appraisal:Basically intolerable requiring high priority of corrrective action [3]
Roadway alignment appraisal:Equal to present desirable criteria [8]
Scour condition:Bridge not over waterway. [N]
Sufficiency rating:56.3
Recommended work:Replacement of bridge or other structure because of substandard load carrying capacity or substantial bridge roadway geometry. [31]
Estimated cost of work:$2,478,000

Previous Inspections

DateConditionDeckSuperstructureSubstructureADTSuff. Rating
June 2018FairSatisfactoryFairFair1655156.3
June 2016FairSatisfactoryFairFair1655156.3
June 2014FairSatisfactoryFairFair1600059.6
June 2012FairSatisfactoryFairFair1633459.4
June 2010FairSatisfactoryFairFair1633459.4
June 2008FairSatisfactoryFairFair1633459.4
August 2006FairSatisfactoryFairFair1368159.8
July 2004FairSatisfactoryFairFair1145060.1
July 2002FairSatisfactoryFairFair1126463.2
September 2000FairSatisfactoryFairFair1027861.3
September 1998FairSatisfactorySatisfactorySatisfactory1027872.5
June 1996FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory1027872.5
July 1994FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory1027869.6
June 1992FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory1027869.6
June 1990FairSatisfactoryGoodSatisfactory1027869.6

Element Data

Source: National Bridge Elements dataset, 2019 edition. This feature is experimental.
Reinforced Concrete Girder/Beamlinear ft.58149372160
Reinforced Concrete Top Flangesq. ft.4,7853,870890250
Wearing Surfacessq. ft.4,05003,9151350
Reinforced Concrete Columneach40022
Reinforced Concrete Abutmentlinear ft.6996000
Reinforced Concrete Pier Caplinear ft.62930230
Compression Jointlinear ft.125000125
Movable Bearingeach88000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.4040000
Fixed Bearingeach1616000
Steel Protective Coatingsq. ft.8080000
Bridge Rail
Reinforced Concrete Bridge Raillinear ft.2896122800